People: Allot Communications Ltd (ALLT.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Shraga Katz

60 2008 Chairman of the Board

Vin Costello

57 President & Vice President Sales, Americas

Rami Hadar

49 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Shmuel Arvatz

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Pini Gvili

47 2006 Vice President - Operations

Jay Klein

49 2007 Chief Technology Officer, Vice President

Rael Kolevsohn

43 2014 Vice President Legal Affairs - General Counsel and Company Secretary

Gary Drutin

52 2012 Vice President - Global Sales

Andrei Elefant

39 2008 Vice President - Product Management and Marketing

Anat Shenig

43 2007 Vice President - Human Resources

Ramy Moriah

57 Vice President Customer Care

Amir Hochbaum

53 2008 Vice President - Research & Development

Lior Moyal

41 2009 Vice President - Business Development

Itzhak Danziger

64 2011 Director

Yigal Jacoby

52 2008 Director

Nurit Benjamini

46 2007 Independent Director

Steven Levy

57 2007 Independent Director

Rami Rozen

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Shraga Katz

Mr. Shraga Katz serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allot Communications Ltd., since November 13, 2008. Mr. Katz is a Venture Partner of Magma Venture Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage investments in communication, semiconductors, internet and media. Mr. Katz has over 30 years of experience in the technology sector and has specialized for over 20 years in the communications industry. In 1996, Mr. Katz founded Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), a global provider of high capacity wireless networking solutions for mobile and fixed operators and private networks, and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until mid-2005. Prior to founding Ceragon, Mr. Katz served in the Israeli Defense Forces for 17 years. Mr. Katz was head of the Electronic Research and Development Department of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Mr. Katz serves as director on the Board of Siverge Networks, GreenSQL and Corephotonics. Mr. Katz holds a B.Sc. from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.

Vin Costello

Mr. Vin Costello serves as President & Vice President Sales, Americas of ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS LTD. He began his career with NYNEX and rapidly rose through the ranks achieving the title of Vice President, Business Network Solutions and Vice President Global Sales. He founded and headed NYNEX Network Integration and upon the merger with Bell Atlantic, was named President and CEO of Bell Atlantic Network Integration. He departed Verizon for an optical networking start-up where he served as VP of Sales and assisted Corvis Corporation, in their initial public offering. He was subsequently named VP and General Manager of the Managed Storage Division after Corvis purchased Broadwing and reinvented itself as a service provider. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Applications and Information Systems as well as Business Management (double major) from New York University and earned an M.Sc. in Telecommunications and Computing Management from Polytechnic University.

Rami Hadar

Mr. Rami Hadar serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Allot Communications Ltd. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Hadar founded CTP Systems, a developer of cordless telephony systems in 1989 and served as Chief Executive Officer until its acquisition by DSP Communications in 1995. Mr. Hadar continued with DSP Communication’s executive management team for two years, and thereafter, in 1999, the company was acquired by Intel. In 1997, Mr. Hadar co-founded Ensemble Communications, a pioneer in the broadband wireless space and the WiMax standard, where he served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing until 2002. Mr. Hadar also served as Chief Executive Officer of Native Networks from 2002 to 2005, which was sold and integrated to Alcatel. Mr. Hadar holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.

Shmuel Arvatz

Mr. Shmuel Arvatz is Chief Financial Officer of Company. Prior to joining Allot, Mr. Arvatz served as the CFO of ClickSoftware (NASDAQ: CKSW), a leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and service optimization solutions for enterprises, since 2002. Prior to joining ClickSoftware, Shmuel served as the CFO of Shrem, Fudim, Kelner Technologies Ltd., a leading investment house in Israel. He also served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TCNO), a leading provider of software e-manufacturing solutions. Between 1990 and 1999, Shmuel served as Vice President and CFO of ADC Israel Ltd. (previously Teledata Communications Ltd.). Shmuel holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Bar-Ilan University.

Pini Gvili

Mr. Pini Gvili serves as Vice President - Operations of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2006. Prior to joining the company, from 2004 to 2006, he served as Vice President Operations for Celerica, a start-up company specializing in solutions for cellular network optimization. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Gvili was the Vice President — Operations and IT at Terayon Communication Systems, and from 1998 to 2000, held the position of Manager of Integration and Final Testing at Telegate. Mr. Gvili was also a hardware/software engineer at Comverse/Efrat from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Gvili has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Champlain University and was awarded a practical electronics degree from ORT Technical College.

Jay Klein

Mr. Jay Klein serves as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2007. Mr. Klein joined the company in 2006. Mr. Klein is responsible for driving the technology strategy, expanding the core algorithmic competence and driving intellectual property development, industry standards involvement and academic cooperation. Prior to joining the company, between 2004 and 2006, Mr. Klein served as VP at DSPG (VoIP and multimedia silicon solutions) where he was responsible for strategic technology acquisitions. Between 1997 and 2003, Mr. Klein was Co-Founder and CTO of Ensemble Communications, a wireless access systems manufacturer and was one of the founders and creators of WiMAX and IEEE 802.16. Prior to that, between 1993 and 1997, he served as CTO and VP of R&D at CPT Systems, a cellular systems manufacturer, which was acquired by DSP Communications and later by Intel. Mr. Klein holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Tel-Aviv University.

Rael Kolevsohn

Mr. Rael Kolevsohn has served as Vice President Legal Affairs - General Counsel and Company Secretary of ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS LTD. since 2014. He joined the Company in 2014 with over 20 years of experience in international transactions, intellectual property and business and corporate law. He joined the Company from RADVISION Ltd., where he served from 2007 to 2014 as Vice President and General Counsel. Previously, between 1998 and 2007, he served as the Vice President and General Counsel of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. From 1994 to 1998, he completed his legal internship and worked as an associate at the Tel Aviv law firm of Yosiffof, Amir, Cohen & Co., holds an LL.B degree, with honors, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a member of the Israel Bar Association.

Gary Drutin

Mr. Gary Drutin has served as Vice President - Global Sales of ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS LTD. since 2012. He oversees the international development, implementation and management of direct and channel sales in EMEA and Asia-Pacific markets. Before joining Allot, he served as the business development director of the microWave LOB at Broadcom (after the Provigent acquisition) from 2011 to 2012. Prior to the acquisition, he was Senior VP worldwide Sales at Provigent from 2010 to 2011. From 2004 to 2010, he was VP Global Sales at AudioCodes Ltd. From 1997 to 2004, he served as Country Manager and General Manager for Cisco Israel, Cyprus and Malta. From 1990 to 1997, he served in sales management roles at Digital Equipment Corporation Israel. He holds an MBA from Tel-Aviv University in Information Systems and Marketing and a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Andrei Elefant

Mr. Andrei Elefant serves as Vice President - Product Management and Marketing of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2008. Mr. Elefant joined the company in 2000. Mr. Elefant assumed responsibility over the marketing activities in 2008. Mr. Elefant is responsible for product management, product marketing and strategic project management. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Elefant served as officer in the Israeli air force. Mr. Elefant holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Tel-Aviv University.

Anat Shenig

Ms. Anat Shenig serves as Vice President - Human Resources of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2007. Ms. Shenig joined the company in 2000. Ms. Shenig is responsible for human resources recruiting, welfare policy and employees’ training. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Shenig served as Human Resource Manager for Davidoff insurance company and as an organizational consultant for Aman Consulting. Ms. Shenig holds bachelor degrees in Psychology and Economics from Tel Aviv University and an M.B.A. in organizational behavior from Tel Aviv University.

Ramy Moriah

Mr. Ramy Moriah serves as Vice President Customer Care of ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS LTD. Prior to joining the Company, he was a founding member of Daisy System’s Design Center in Israel, in 1984. From 1991 to 1994, he held the position of Manager of Software Development at Orbot Instruments. He was also the acting General Manager at ACA, 3D CAD/solid modeling software for architecture from 1995 to 1997, and served there as Vice President Research and Development from 1995 to 1997. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. in Management and Information Systems from the Tel Aviv University School of Business Administration.

Amir Hochbaum

Mr. Amir Hochbaum serves as Vice President- Research and Development of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2008. Before joining Allot, Mr. Hochbaum served as the Chief Operating Officer of Axerra Networks. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Hochbaum was Senior Vice President, Research, Development and Operations of Vyyo Israel (NASDAQ: VYYO) where he also served as a member of Vyyo’s executive management team. Prior to Vyyo, between 1994 and 2005, Mr. Hochbaum held a succession of management positions at Avaya (formerly Lucent, Madge and Lannet) including Managing Director and Vice President of R&D. Between 1984 and 1994, Mr. Hochbaum held a succession of management positions at ServiceSoft, including management of engineering, product development, product management and customer service . Mr. Hochbaum holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science and an M.S. in Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Lior Moyal

Mr. Lior Moyal serves as Vice President - Business Development of Allot Communications Ltd., since September 14, 2009. Mr. Moyal is responsible for driving the company’s global business development strategy including developing partnerships with global system integrators, creating alliances with value added network and subscriber services partners, and recruiting and managing worldwide OEM partners. Prior to joining the company, from 2008 to 2009, Mr. Moyal was VP of Business Development of AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC). Previously, from 2005 to 2007, Mr. Moyal was AudioCodes’ VP of Marketing. Before that, from 2004 to 2005, Mr. Moyal was VP of Business Development at BridgeWave Communications. Prior to that, Mr. Moyal held variety of management positions in Orckit (NASDAQ: ORCT), including VP of Product Management and VP of Business Development. Mr. Moyal holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.

Itzhak Danziger

Mr. Itzhak Danziger is the Director of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2011. Prior to his appointment as a director, Mr. Danziger served as an observer to the Board since 2010. Itzhak Danziger serves as chairman of the board of Galil Software, an Israeli software services company, and as a director of Jinni Media, a privately held technology company. From 1985 to 2007, Mr. Danziger held various executive positions at Comverse, a technology companies group that develops and markets telecommunications systems, including as president of Comverse Technology Group, as president of Comverse Network Systems and as chairman of Comverse subsidiary - Starhome. Prior to joining Comverse, Mr. Danziger held various R&D and management positions in Tadiran Telecom Division, which was later acquired by ECI Telecom. Further, Mr. Danziger serves as a director in Israel Venture Network, a venture philanthropy NGO, in Avney Rosha, the Israel Institute for School Leadership, and in other non-governmental organizations. Mr. Danziger was also a member of the National Task Force for the Advancement of Education in Israel (Dovrat Committee) and was chairman of two of its subcommittees. Mr. Danziger holds B.Sc. cum laude and M.Sc. in electrical engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and M.A. cum laude in philosophy and digital culture from Tel Aviv University.

Yigal Jacoby

Mr. Yigal Jacoby serves as Director of Allot Communications Ltd., since November 13, 2008. He co-founded the Company in 1996. Mr. Jacoby was Chairman of Board of Directors until November 13, 2008. Prior to co-founding Allot, Mr. Jacoby founded Armon Networking, a manufacturer of network management solutions in 1992, and managed it until it was acquired by Bay Networks, where he served as the General Manager of its Network Management Division. From 1985 to 1992, Mr. Jacoby held various engineering and marketing management positions at Tekelec, a manufacturer of Telecommunication monitoring and diagnostic equipment. Currently, Mr. Jacoby is an active investor and director of several Israeli start-up companies, including Chairman at LiveU Ltd., a provider of live cellular video transmission solutions and Chairman at Appforma Ltd., a provider of SMB marketing platforms. Mr. Jacoby has a B.A., cum laude, in Computer Science from Technion — Israel Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Southern California.

Nurit Benjamini

Ms. Nurit Benjamini serves as Independent Director of Allot Communications Ltd., since 2007. Ms. Benjamini serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Wixpress Ltd., an internet company that offers web technology that enables online users to create HTML5 websites regardless of technical skill or previous knowledge, since May 2011. Previously, from 2007 to 2011, Ms. Benjamini has served as the Chief Financial Officer of CopperGate Communications Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company in home entertainment networking, that was acquired by Sigma Designs Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGM) in November 2009. Prior to her position with CopperGate Communications Ltd., Ms. Benjamini served as the Chief Financial Officer of Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ: CGEN) from 2000 to 2007. Prior to her position with Compugen Ltd., from 1998 to 2000, Ms. Benjamini served as the Chief Financial Officer of Phone-Or Ltd. Between 1993 and 1998, Ms. Benjamini served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (formerly NASDAQ: ALDN). Ms. Benjamini serves as an outside director of BiolineRX Ltd., a member of its compensation committee, and as a chairman of its audit committee. Ms. Benjamini holds a B.A. in Economics and Business and an M.B.A. in Finance, both from Bar Ilan University, Israel.

Steven Levy

Mr. Steven D. Levy serves as Independent Director of Allot Communications Ltd., since August 21, 2007. Mr. Levy served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Communications Technology Research at Lehman Brothers from 1998 to 2005. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Levy was a Director of Telecommunications Research at Salomon Brothers from 1997 to 1998, Managing Director and Head of the Communications Research Team at Oppenheimer & Co. from 1994 to 1997 and a senior communications analyst at Hambrecht & Quist from 1986 to 1994. Mr. Levy has served as a director of PCTEL, a broadband wireless technology company since January 2006 and of privately held GENBAND Inc., a U.S. provider of telecommunications equipment, since August 2007. Mr. Levy holds a B.Sc. in Materials Engineering and an M.B.A., both from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Rami Rozen

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